Woolstencroft adds national title to Olympic sweep 

Less than two weeks after Vancouver's Lauren Woolstencroft made history by sweeping all five alpine events at the Paralympic Games she was back in action at Mt. Washington at the Telus Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Championships.

The event opened on March 25 with a giant slalom, with Woolstencroft edging teammates Karolina Wisniewska and Melanie Schwartz in the standing category.

Matt Hallat of Squamish won the men's event, followed by Kirk Schorenstein and Michael Whitney.

Scott Meyer won the men's sitting race, followed by Josh Dueck and Michael Brennan.

Bradley Barker and Eric Campeau were first and second in the men's visually impaired race.

The second event was also a giant slalom. Woolstencroft was first once again - her seventh consecutive win in as many starts, with Karolina Wisniewska and Melanie Schwartz placing second and third.

Whistler's Morgan Perrin won the men's standing event, followed by Kirk Schorenstein and Matt Hallat.

Josh Dueck won the men's sitting race ahead of Scott Meyer and Micheal Brennan.

Eric Campeau and Bradley Barker were first and second in the visually impaired race.

In the final, a slalom race, Woolstencroft made it three in a row, while teammates Karolina Wisniewska and Melanie Schwartz placed second and third.

"I was super happy with my results today, I skied very well and I'm proud of myself," said Woolstencroft. "Winning the three races is a fantastic way to end the season, which has really been too good to be true."

Morgan Perrin added the slalom title to his collection, with Schorenstein second and James Binsfeld third.

Chris Williamson and guide Nick Brush missed the two GS events but came back to win the men's visually impaired slalom.

Scott Meyer of the U.S. won the men's sitting category with Caleb Brousseau and Simon Harrington second and third.

 

 

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